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Union: Lower NBA age limit

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The players association general counsel expects the issue will be a contentious one with the NBA.

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Year after rule changes, men’s basketball back to old form

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One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did.

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Low snow forces changes to iconic Iditarod

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Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing organizers to move the start further north.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

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Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

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Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

Entertainment

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Harrison Ford ‘OK’ after plane crash

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The "Star Wars" star was hurt after his vintage plane crashed shortly after taking off from an L.A. airport.

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Today in entertainment history: March 6

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Want to hear something shocking? It has been more than 20 years since "The Cosby Show" went off the air.

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you

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Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?

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Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut

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The "Die Hard" star will take the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel "Misery."

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‘Downton Abbey’ star slated to play the Beast

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Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon’s giant beer pong

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We need this beer pong song at our next barbecue.

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

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What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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This family’s pet is a 175lb pit bull

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This dog gives new meaning to the name "Hulk."

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Watch Gordon Ramsay give Jimmy Kimmel a blind taste test

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The "Hell's Kitchen" star tests the comedian's palate with a blind taste test.

National News

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FDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk

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Antibiotics and other drugs can end up in milk when they are used on dairy cows to keep them healthy.

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Review of Clinton emails to take months

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A growing controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of personal email while she was U.S. secretary of state could drag on for months.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, March 6

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Plane slides off runway, crashes into fence

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A jetliner with 125 passengers aboard slid off the runway during a snowy landing at LaGuardia Airport, smashing into a fence at the edge of Flushing Bay.

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Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in April

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

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Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.

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Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

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The justices will gather in private Friday to cast their votes in the case.

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Knife-wielding attacker slashes face of U.S. ambassador in S. Korea

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U.S. ambassador Mark Lippert underwent two-and-a-half hours of surgery after he was attacked by a Korean nationalist.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, March 5

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Lifestyle News

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More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

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Operators of small meat plants say even their children don't want to take on the hard, messy work.

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The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

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The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.